DC Young Animal has been a rousing success in part because it’s so innovative and different. From Oeming’s mind-bending art in Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye, to Gerard Way’s trippy superhero series Doom Patrol it’s hard to not marvel at how unique the series can be. We here at AiPT! got a first look at the covers and solicitations of the DC Young Animal titles out in August. Enjoy!
BUG!: THE ADVENTURES OF FORAGER #4
Written by LEE ALLRED–Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED–Variant cover by ADAM MACLEAN
Bug meets Boston Brand, known more commonly as Deadman, one-time circus performer turned nomadic ghost. Deadman has now become trapped in a robotic body, and Bug’s chase through dimensions and realities may just be the key to breaking the spook out of his tin can.
On sale AUGUST 2 • 32 pg, 4 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE #11
Written by JON RIVERA–Art and cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING–Backup story written by MARK RUSSELL–Backup story art by BENJAMIN DEWEY and BRANDON BIRD–Variant cover by JAVIER PULIDO
Earth has fallen beneath the tentacles of the almighty Whisperer! As his terrifying army conquers what’s left of the human race, Cave Carson and Doc Magnus team up to launch a desperate plan, one which has been complicated by the arrival of strange visitors from another dimension!
On sale AUGUST 16 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
DOOM PATROL #8
Written by GERARD WAY–Art and cover by NICK DERINGTON–Variant cover by JAMES O’BARR
What is s**t, and why is everyone eating it? Cliff doesn’t like it, but Casey can’t get enough. Sure, Cliff doesn’t like a lot of stuff, but that doesn’t mean he’s wrong to be suspicious this time around. Meanwhile, we find out where Lotion the cat got off to, and how his journey has changed him. Life on the streets has made him an entirely different animal.
Resolicit • On sale AUGUST 30 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
MOTHER PANIC #10
Written by JODY HOUSER–Art by SHAWN CRYSTAL–Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS–Backup story written by JIM KRUEGER–Backup story art by PHIL HESTER–Variant cover by SANA TAKEDA
Back to full strength, Violet Paige hits the Gotham City party scene to dig up more clues for the people behind Gather House. What she finds is a figure from her past who she thought was long dead. Meanwhile, Violet’s allies discover something disturbing about her mother…
On sale AUGUST 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL #11
Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI–Art by MARLEY ZARCONE and ANDE PARKS–Cover by BECKY CLOONAN–Backup story art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE–Variant cover by LESLIE HUNG
Shade goes to Hollywood! Following her adventures in New Mexico, our girl heads to Tinseltown on her search to find the actress who played Honey in her favorite Earth TV show. What she finds is a woman who is older than the one she saw on the black-and-white broadcast, but also one whose years and experience will teach her more than Shade could ever expect. Now, if Shade can just apply those life lessons
before her pursuers from Meta catch up with her…
On sale AUGUST 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS